JR Pass in a Nutshell. Part 2: After Arriving

I’ve arrived in Japan – what next? How to use the JR Pass. If you’ve landed in Japan and still don’t know, when to activate your JR Pass, you’ll have all the time you need to consider that in the line to customs (it took us about an hour to …

JR Pass in a Nutshell. Part 1: Before Leaving to Japan

About the JR Pass Everyone who’s planning a trip to Japan will come upon mention of the JR Pass. In short, the JR Pass is a transit pass that allows you to move around the Land of the Rising Sun via JR (Japan Railways) trains. It’s available only for nonresidents, …